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  1. Thread: Detroit

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    Here, but all updates will be in the comp section.

    Here, but all updates will be in the comp section.
  2. Thread: FSAE 2006

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    Truck with the car just left with its escort. ...

    Truck with the car just left with its escort. Wave 2 from UNH will be headed out the middle of tommorrow. Very (all emotions in the world) right now.

    See everyone and their cars in a couple of...
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    Only 798 from Durham, NH to Romeo, MI, but thats...

    Only 798 from Durham, NH to Romeo, MI, but thats cutting through Canada. Add on another 200 miles if we don't.
  4. Thread: Get this

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    $100 ticket for driving an unregistered vehicle...

    $100 ticket for driving an unregistered vehicle on the road (seriously, is a parking lot a road?) because some old witches were complaing about the noise. They didn't complain about the Harleys...
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    Worse comes to worse, thats the only setup UNH...

    Worse comes to worse, thats the only setup UNH will be running. Our forcast calls for wet weather until we leave. Fortunately we'll be bringing the best tuned (engine) car we've ever had. ...
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    Right around 80hp and 39-40 ftlbs of torque NA...

    Right around 80hp and 39-40 ftlbs of torque NA
    edit: This is on a chassis dyno

    Official numbers will be had at comp on the Land & Sea Dyno
  7. Thread: FSAE 2006

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    Yeah, ours is going out for its second drive...

    Yeah, ours is going out for its second drive today. However, we still need to deal with some things on a very basic level. Full race alignment, then a track day on tuesday, chassis dyno tuning wed,...
  8. Thread: FSAE 2006

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    2 weeks

    2 weeks
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    Just came from it running. Isn't exploding as...

    Just came from it running. Isn't exploding as far as I can see, and this is after taking into account all the previous suggestions. Runs like a champ under light loads, but getting it on a local...
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    wow...

    wow...
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    I'm sure you're just looking for help, by asking...

    I'm sure you're just looking for help, by asking for other peoples numbers, but don't expect many of them. The reason this is a design competition is the one must design the car, not copy, or adapt...
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    Frame 95% complete Controls 85% complete...

    Frame 95% complete
    Controls 85% complete
    Drivetrain 50% complete
    Suspension 25% complete
    Engine Running, but blew up. Still runs though.
    (Important) Electronics 100% complete (Go my team!)
    ...
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    Actually, I think he was refering to the Wattard...

    Actually, I think he was refering to the Wattard 2Inline Twin that has been used by Melbourne in the past. As far as the creation of peak torque, it all depends on what kind of car you're building. ...
  14. Personally, I just enjoy dropping 700 lbs worth...

    Personally, I just enjoy dropping 700 lbs worth of water on metal objects. But thats just me. In our video, it seems to do its job. Good enough for me.
  15. Basic Construction pics and test aparatus Will...

    Basic Construction pics and test aparatus

    Will be updated after lab

    http://community.webshots.com/album/547868314ilysBj

    edit:...
  16. Thread: FSAE 2006

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    bump for updates Frame contruction completed,...

    bump for updates

    Frame contruction completed, engine running with prototype intake and PE ECU, suspension underway (one corner done within the week), drivetrain spool construction underway while...
  17. Thread: Hi guys

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    Thats the reason in America, but in places like...

    Thats the reason in America, but in places like Europe and Asia/Australia, they have access to small displacement inline 4's out of the cbr250rr and bikes like that. UTA had a lot of success with...
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    Its a descriptive program distributed to every...

    Its a descriptive program distributed to every team that gives the specifications to each car at competition. It goes in numerical order and has most of the vital statistics for each car, within a...
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    When selecting the engine for our car, we used...

    When selecting the engine for our car, we used three very basic criteria:

    Availability
    Ease of maintenance
    Team familiarity

    Looking at these three things, we made our engine descision, which...
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    At one point we let out smoke at about 2 cubic...

    At one point we let out smoke at about 2 cubic feet per minute. Once all was extiguished, we corrected and she started to run right.

    Side question. Who subscribes to the "put a bigger fuse in"...
  21. What would be the requirements for such an...

    What would be the requirements for such an exchange?

    Cost associated with the program?

    I for one would be more than interested in doing an exchange and seeing how the development process...
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    The operating speed of the Land and Sea Dyno we...

    The operating speed of the Land and Sea Dyno we have is from 2000-10000RPM. However, the most accurate readings come from the middle of the curve at around 3500-8500RPM. The removable rear sprocket...
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    2 Super Seniors from last years team 7 Seniors...

    2 Super Seniors from last years team

    7 Seniors (3 from last years team)

    15+ underclassmen that have actually done something

    misc. others who haven't

    So far the only people who have got...
  24. Thread: ARS Shocks

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    In my limited knowledge of suspension dampening,...

    In my limited knowledge of suspension dampening, I found that the consistency of the shock to be very important. In testing our FOX Vanilla's last year, they were anything but consistent damper to...
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    I can see where you're coming from, but the best...

    I can see where you're coming from, but the best answer is a rhetorical question. How do you get points?

    You get points by learning how to make a better car. You can't make a competetive car for...
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